Life is one big job interview

Posted on 30 June 2014 by Jess

So you thought uni was the one time in your life to escape the clutches of employment? How wrong you were! In this day and age most students will work at some point during their degree, whether that be part time in the SU during term time to fund their nights out, or doing full
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Zeijiang University, Ni Hao!

Posted on 24 June 2014 by Ben

My study China adventure begins finally when i arrive in Hangzhou, after my short travels across Wuhan and Beijing I take up camp in my new student digs at Zeijiang University. I made it into Hangzhou station by 9pm but turns out Hangzhou is a lot busier than I was used to and so getting
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Freedom! (sort of)

Posted on 7 June 2014 by Iain

So finished my final exam for the year on Tuesday, all books returned to the library yesterday so all done for the year, now just need to wait (im)patiently for results to come out in the next few weeks. Now I can relax and enjoy my summer, except I can’t fully switch off because I
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Let the travels commence!

Posted on 5 June 2014 by Ben

As promised I am going to blog about my trip to China last year for the Study Abroad program, so much happened and I don’t want to miss too much out so every few days I will try and post the next stage of the adventure. Here goes…   Finally the big day had come!
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Live to work or work to live

Posted on 1 June 2014 by Iain

I am part of a number of students who have a part time job, in my case once in a week in a shop. It’s actually quite common in the optometry course, although most people work in an opticians to gain experience with patients and how the optical world works.  Some people choose to work
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“Somebody's boring me. I think it's me.”

Posted on 8 May 2014 by Jordan

Hello Campers, I’m writing this blog surrounded by mountains of sheets of paper and open books with highlighters and pens dotted around the place- can only mean one thing, revision! Although exams begin next week, my first being on Tuesday, there are still deadlines to be met right up until Monday so my time management
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Posted on 10 April 2014 by Vicky

  It has been a week from hell for me at university… on monday night by whole computer crashed, and I said RIP to weeks and weeks of coursework, a ton of blogging photos I’d subsequently deleted from my SLR camera, and a perfectly ordered iTunes… Yep… On Monday I went off to my spin
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New Beginnings

Posted on 13 October 2013 by Hannah

Well hello newbie freshers, old pro freshers and future freshers alike 🙂 How are we all? Firstly a massive welcome, hello and congratulations to the newbie freshers for getting into Cardiff 😀 I hope that you managed to survive freshers fortnight (we know to party in Cardiff!), and any initiations you have had the pleasure
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"Bon Appetit"

Posted on 9 July 2013 by Madeleine

For me, eating at uni provides an age-old dilemma. How can I cook all those lovely home cooked meals my Mum did at home, for a price that isn’t going to break the bank? Being a bit of a foodie, I budget quite a bit for food every week and that would be first savvy
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